Short Bio

Professor Filiztekin earned his BA in Economics degree at Bogazici University in 1989 and his PhD in Economics from Boston College in 1994. After spending six years at Koc University between 1994 and 2000, he joined Sabanci University where he bacame a full professor in 2011 and served as Vice Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences between 2013 and 2106. Since then he is a full professor at Özyeğin University and currently the Dean of Faculty of Business and Director of Graduate School of Business.

He has several published papers in national and international academic journals on applied economics, productivity, regional development, labor economics and price dynamics. His current interests are in inequality in contemporary times and wealth distribution in the Ottoman Empire.